Overcoming Judgement
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Overcoming Judgement

Where Does Judgement Come From? Member Only Blog: I don't like to hear people insinuate that people only judge others because they are insecure. Our brain is wired to make automatic judgments about situations and other's behaviors to allow us to move through the world without focusing unnecessary time or energy on everything. Therefore, it......

Learning How To Maximize Millennials at Work
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Learning How To Maximize Millennials at Work

Learning How To Maximize Millennials at Work Member Only Blog: Do you see millennials as: Entitled versus hardworking? Needy versus independent Do good versus do well High tech versus high touch Committed versus leaving or abandoning I do too, but that thinking isn't going to make working with them more engaging. Each generation can point......

Providing Feedback without Insulting Your Team
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Providing Feedback without Insulting Your Team

Providing Feedback without Insulting Your Team... Bella Member Blog: What we hear from our career coaches is that employees feel that their level of engagement and phycological emotions are driven by the immediate supervisor and their behavior and attitude with them personally and with the team. That translates to say that if managers don't want......

Impostor Syndrome Quiz
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Impostor Syndrome Quiz

Impostor Syndrome Quiz Member Only Blog: Just imagine all the smart, and successful people you know that appear to have everything all together. They, like you and I, are probably suffering from some level of imposter syndrome. Take this quiz to determine what type of imposter you are.  Do not take time to think about......

Know Your Comfort Face
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Know Your Comfort Face

Know Your Comfort Face... Member Only Blog: Our comfort face is the facial expression we make most often, our default facial expression. The face is one of our most powerful body language delivery mechanisms for non-verbal communication. As professional women, we use our face to engage our audience, lead our peers, or persuade our superiors.......

EQUITY vs. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
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EQUITY vs. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Executive Order (9981), which made discrimination based on “race, color, religion or natural origin” illegal, was initially focused only on all armed services members in 1948 by President Truman. Discrimination in the workforce wasn’t unlawful until the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, making it illegal for any business, private or public, to practice discriminatory hiring (and firing) practices. A...

Are You Under Too Much Stress?
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Are You Under Too Much Stress?

Are You Under Too Much Stress? Stress is the body’s way of responding to any change or demand. Our body’s reaction to stress is often referred to as the fight or flight response where our body releases chemicals that can increase our heart rate and blood pressure, cause rapid breathing, or sweating. It can slow...

The State of Black Women in Corporate America
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The State of Black Women in Corporate America

Lean In, and McKinsey & Company have come together to create the largest study on Women in the Workplace.  One thing that came out of the study was confirmation that the workplace is worse for Black women. They offer the following barriers to why Black women are being held back: Black women’s successes are often...

Best Advice for Work-Life Balance
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Best Advice for Work-Life Balance

We are proud to share that Bella – Jessica Clemons was among the 2020 Working Mother of the Year.  She was nominated by her company as an exemplary employee and busy mom juggling it all. Jessica is a Senior Manager at Accenture in the area of Strategy.  She has five kids ranging from 6 to...

Yes, You Can Do All Things..
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Yes, You Can Do All Things..

Remember, you shouldn’t expect to do all the things by yourself. Even Jesus had a tribe of disciples. As a matter of fact, he had twelve. They were his closest helpers and companions. They had different skills and different roles. Here at The Bella Network, we have a tribe of women from various disciplines and...